RDA Barossa Upcoming Events http://barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/ Small Business Short Courses http://barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/small-business-short-courses/?date=2017-08-02 <p><strong>SMALL BUSINESS SHORT COURSES</strong><br>BAROSSA, SEMESTER 2 2017<br>Book for each workshop by clicking on the Course Heading. Please contact Petrina Jude<br>phone: 7210 3424 or <a href="mailto:Petrina.jude@tafesa.edu.au">Petrina.jude@tafesa.edu.au</a> for further information.</p> <p> </p> <p><a href="https://www.tafesa.edu.au/xml/course/sc/sc_T484657646.aspx" target="_blank">Fundamentals of Setting up a Small Business</a></p> <p>This short course is designed to give participants an understanding of the skills required when running a small<br>business, including identifying legal issues and creating a financial plan.<br>This workshop covers:</p> <ul><li>your preferred legal structure</li> <li>the legal and regulatory constraints for your structure and business idea</li> <li>Intellectual Property</li> <li>Risk management and insurance</li> <li>How much money will you need to start up and where will you get it from</li> <li>Estimating costs</li> <li>Setting prices, forecasting sales, and projecting profit</li> <li>Controlling cash flow</li> </ul><p>Accredited units:</p> <ul><li>Establish Legal &amp; Risk Management Requirements for Small Business (BSBSMB401)</li> <li>Plan Small Business Finance (BSBSMB402)</li> </ul><p>Duration: 24 hours (Every Wednesday 9am to 1pm at the Nuriootpa TAFE Campus, starting Wednesday 2nd<br>August to Wednesday 6th September)<br>Cost: $40 if eligible for SRC/RD Funding</p> <p> </p> <p><a href="https://www.tafesa.edu.au/xml/course/sc/sc_T484753808.aspx" target="_blank">Social Media for Small Business</a><br>This short course is designed to assist participants in understanding the digital solutions in their business and<br>how to implement social media strategies.<br>The workshop covers:</p> <ul><li>Understanding and using digital workplace information</li> <li>Recognise and apply intellectual property requirements</li> <li>Create optimised digital channels</li> <li>Analyse digital media impact on business</li> <li>Evaluate the effectiveness of the digital impact</li> <li>Determined preferred audience and profile expected behaviours</li> <li>Develop a social engagement strategy</li> <li>Monitor and evaluate social media engagement</li> </ul><p>Accredited units:</p> <ul><li>Apply digital solutions to work processes (BSBMGT407)</li> <li>Optimise digital media impact (BSBMKG421)</li> <li>Plan social media engagement (BSBMKG527)</li> </ul><p>Duration: 24 hours (held from 10am to 4pm at the Nuriootpa TAFE Campus on the following dates; Monday 11th<br>&amp; Tuesday 12th September, Monday 18th &amp; Tuesday 19th September, Wednesday 20th &amp; Wednesday 27th<br>September)<br>Cost: $60 if eligible for SRC/RD Funding</p> <p> </p> <p><a href="https://www.tafesa.edu.au/xml/course/sc/sc_T484848291.aspx" target="_blank">Marketing Your Small Business</a><br>This short course is designed to assist participants to produce a marketing plan for a small business.<br>The workshop covers:</p> <ul><li>understanding your customers</li> <li>developing and maintaining business networks and relationships</li> <li>fundamental marketing lessons everyone needs to learn</li> <li>marketing mix – appealing to your most profitable customers</li> <li>SWOT and PEST analysis</li> <li>creating and building business networks</li> </ul><p>Accredited units:</p> <ul><li>Market the Small Business (BSBSMB403)</li> <li>Establish Networks (BSBREL401)</li> </ul><p>Duration: 16 hours ((Every Wednesday 9am to 1pm at the Nuriootpa TAFE Campus, starting Wednesday 18th<br>October to Wednesday 8th November)<br>Cost: $40 if eligible for SRC/RD Funding</p> <p> </p> <p><a href="https://www.tafesa.edu.au/xml/course/sc/sc_T484881418.aspx" target="_blank">Managing Your Team</a><br>This short course is designed to assist participants in understanding the legal obligations when employing others.<br>The workshop covers:</p> <ul><li>Identifying staffing needs</li> <li>Recruiting and inducting staff</li> <li>Obligations in regards to staff</li> <li>Managing performance</li> </ul><p>Accredited unit:</p> <ul><li>Manage a Small Team (BSBSMB407)</li> </ul><p>Duration: 12 hours ((Every Wednesday 9am to 1pm at the Nuriootpa TAFE Campus, starting Wednesday 15th<br>November to Wednesday 29th November)<br>Cost: $20 if eligible for SRC/RD Funding</p> <p> </p> <p><a href="https://www.tafesa.edu.au/xml/course/sc/sc_T484965200.aspx" target="_blank">Presenting Your Business to Others</a><br>This short course is designed to assist participants in putting together a business plan for their small business<br>and to conduct a presentation to key stakeholders.<br>The workshop covers:</p> <ul><li>Creating the business plan</li> <li>Types of presentations</li> <li>The do’s and don’ts of presenting</li> </ul><p>Accredited units:</p> <ul><li>Undertake Small Business Planning (BSBSMB404)</li> <li>Make a Presentation (BSBCMM401)</li> </ul><p>Duration: 12 hours (held from 9am – 1pm at the Nuriootpa TAFE Campus on the following dates; Wednesday 6th<br>December, Friday 8th December, Wednesday 13th December)<br>Cost: $40 per person if eligible for SRC/RD funding</p> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:30:44 +0930 http://barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/small-business-short-courses/?date=2017-08-02 Direct to consumer marketing essentials for small and medium wineries http://barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/direct-to-consumer-marketing-essentials-for-small-and-medium-wineries/?date=2017-08-08 <p>Attracting and retaining customers is essential in an increasingly competitive market, however many wine businesses are missing out on converting their most profitable prospects: cellar door visitors.</p> <p>Implementing an effective Direct to Consumer (DTC) strategy involves much more than simply signing people up to a mailing list or creating a wine club. It starts with designing an enticing cellar door and developing memorable experiences that encourage repeat visitation and lead to ongoing, mutually beneficial relationships –and more sales.</p> <p>This one-day workshop will provide you with the practical, hands-on skills to:</p> <ul><li>Develop a marketing strategy that fits your unique product and brand story</li> <li>Capitalise on tourism opportunities to build your database and gain loyalty</li> <li>Convert first time visitors into loyal customers</li> <li>Utilise current technologies and sales platforms to attract and retain customers</li> <li>Design visitor spaces and experiences for maximum audience engagement</li> <li>Implement systems that enable you to engage with your customers and tailor campaigns to each segment</li> <li>Measure success by utilising appropriate metrics and data management tools</li> </ul><p>Case studies demonstrating how wineries of different sizes can develop, maintain and grow a profitable DTC marketing channel will be showcased, along with current research showing the growth and potential for DTC sales.</p> <p><br><strong>Post-Workshop Consultation</strong></p> <p>Robin will be available for two days following the forum to conduct a complimentary personal consultation with participants to ensure information gained during the workshop can be implemented quickly and effectively.</p> <p><strong>Presenter – Robin Shaw</strong><br>Robin Shaw, Wine Tourism Australia, has spent the past 20 years working to promote and educate the Australian wine industry.<br>Robin has considerable experience facilitating cellar door management workshops and delivering keynote presentations across Australia and internationally, including The International Wine Tourism Conference.</p> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:08:30 +0930 http://barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/direct-to-consumer-marketing-essentials-for-small-and-medium-wineries/?date=2017-08-08 Rural Entrepreneurship and shared spaces http://barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/rural-entrepreneurship-and-shared-spaces/?date=2017-08-09 <p>Encouraging entrepreneurship is an ever growing economic development strategy. This session addresses how to provide rural entrepreneurs and small business owners with the necessary skills to help them establish networks of business service providers, manage a wide-variety of clients and employ the most recent innovations in technology to help grow their businesses.  What role does the business hub / innovation hub / co-working space play?  Who should run it?  Who should pay for it?</p> <p><strong>Who should attend: </strong> Hub entrepreneurs, local government, economic developers, anyone with an interest in economy catalysts and injecting new ‘business life” into your town or community.  The discussion will be relevant to suburban centres as well as rural and remote areas.</p> <p><strong>Who will lead the discussion:</strong>  Chad Renando is Switch Innovation.  He has established the operating model of the high performing Firestation 101 innovation hub in Ipswich, Queensland, with a clear vision for the hub and goals for the member businesses.  Chad is working on a number of research projects on business models for innovation hubs and measurement of innovation ecosystems.  He has a lot of passion for this work and we think it’s a great idea to share it with you.</p> <p><strong>And after:</strong> We also invite you to join us for dinner afterwards, up the road in the Barossa, to brainstorm your ideas and find out who else is passionate about effective, performing hubs.  Dinner will be separately invoiced.</p> <p><strong>And after that?</strong>  Stay over and attend <a href="http://barossa.org.au/[sitetree_link,id=1051]">Transforming Business 2017</a> – an astonishing collection of business technology experts gathered in the Barossa to talk to you about current technologies and their application for your business and your staff.  Packages for accommodation and the two events will be published shortly.</p> <p><img class="left" title="" src="http://barossa.org.au/assets/Uploads/chad-renando.jpg" alt="chad renando" width="400" height="400"></p> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:42:45 +0930 http://barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/rural-entrepreneurship-and-shared-spaces/?date=2017-08-09 Transforming Business 2017: Smart Technology and how it affects business http://barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/transforming-business-2017/?date=2017-08-10 <p><img class="left" title="" src="http://barossa.org.au/assets/Uploads/_resampled/resizedimage768292-18403495-1885603824799151-1095792097546154855-n.png" alt="18403495 1885603824799151 1095792097546154855 n" width="768" height="292"></p> <p>Have you heard of BlockChain Technology, Cryptocurrency, Digital Garage, Data Driven Insights, Media Disruption, Social Media Minefield or the Fourth Industrial Revolution? These can revolutionise your business. RDA Barossa has organised one of the largest Smart Technology Conferences in 2017 to help you and your business understand and utilise these smart technology tools.</p> <p> </p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>PRESENTERS</strong></span></p> <p>We have some of Australia’s top presenters from Microsoft, Google, StarCom, Deloitte, Incent, Datacom, IAGE, Social Media AOK and Country Arts, covering these areas on digital, software and social media topics. Google and Microsoft sit in the Top 4 Brands in the world today, this is a Smart Technology conference you do not want to miss!</p> <p><a href="http://barossa.org.au/assets/Uploads/Flyers/Transforming-Business/2017/Speakers-Profiles-1-6-2017v2.pdf#rob" target="_blank">Click here to read more about the speakers.</a> </p> <p><strong>WORKSHOPS </strong></p> <p>This is your chance to really engage with the presenters for your business!</p> <p>We are running 3 workshops for you to choose between covering Office 365, WeChat (the World's 2nd largest Social Media Platform) and Understanding the use of Virtual Reality.</p> <p><a href="http://barossa.org.au/[sitetree_link,id=1023]" target="_blank">Read more about each workshop here.</a></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>What your ticket includes:</strong></p> <p>Presentations from 6 awesome speakers, 3 workshop opportunities, lunch and a great networking opportunity.</p> <p> </p> <p>Invest in yourself and your business today and be updated in  Smart Technology and how it affects your business.</p> <h3>Event Partner &amp; 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